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A recent press release (below) highlights how consumers “Downloading Would Prevent Streaming Frustrations.” During recent times, video streaming services from Google’s Youtube have allowed users to download their favorite videos to their mobile devices. Such downloading allows consumers to experience the content even when they are in low-bandwidth locations or […]

Startup idea: Design for efficient Video Downloading and Prevent Streaming ...


A recent article in Forbes highlights: BlackBerry signed a deal with Chinese internet giant Baidu to jointly develop self-driving vehicle technology, in what is seen as a shot in the arm for BlackBerry’s automotive ambitions. BlackBerry’s stock rose by about 13% in Wednesday’s trading following the announcement. While BlackBerry has been […]

Why BlackBerry’s Autonomous Driving Deal With Baidu Is Significant


A Seattle-based startup, Sansaire raised nearly $257,000 via a crowdfunded appeal in 2016. On Wednesday it announced that it would shut down operations and end production.  According to data from Kickstarter, 1,314 backers pledged $256,804 to help bring Sansaire’s project to life. The backers will likely lose all their ‘investment’. […]

Seattle-based startup Sansaire Announces It Is Shutting Down



Google’s Adopt A Startup has opened for applications. This year, 30 companies will be selected to attend the program of lectures and workshops. They will also receive hands on mentoring from experienced Google employees. At the end of the 12 week program, eight companies will pitch to a panel of […]

Google Ireland: Adopt A Startup program 2018


Evolution of Blockchain technologies continues to be closely watched by tech analysts and consultants. Our researchers featured these among the ‘top 10 technology trends for 2018. Here is a guest post that examines cryptocurrencies. From around January last year, the world woke up to cryptocurrencies. The media was reporting 24/7 […]

Digital Currency 101: All Your Startup Needs To Know About ...


Research on startups indicates that a large number of them fail at an early stage: By some accounts, nearly 9 out of 10 startups fail. And even the startups that succeed generally find an ‘exit strategy’ in the first few years of their existence. Many founders aspire to be ‘discovered’ […]

5 Tips for Employees and founders: Moving on on ...



Roundup of news and ideas from the world of startups – Week ending 18th Feb 2018 News you can use Tip – Startups are small-businesses, and liable for their commitments – On myDigitalStartup.net, we continue to post tips and ideas for startups, and perhaps the most relevant lesson from all […]

Digital Startup news roundup – Week ending 18th Feb


A recent cover story in TechRepublic, writer Alison DeNisco Rayome examines how beauty retailer Sephora followed customer technology trends to command the cosmetic industry worldwide, and got an inside look at the company’s successful digital transformation. From the story: In San Francisco’s Dogpatch district, a research laboratory explores new products […]

Artificial Intelligence (AI) case study: How Sephora is leveraging AR ...


In the past few months, we have seen a number of food-tech startups shut shop. Last month, the social media startup for Home Cooking, Josephine, announced it was shutting (link). This came a few months after the venture funded startup Yumist failed. This week, Indie Plate, the Baton Rouge, LA […]

Another food-tech startup bites the dust: Indie Plate shuts down



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Artificial intelligence and facial recognition technologies are advancing at a fast pace. A.I tools and technologies are increasingly used in industrial and national security settings. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection recently announced that it was piloting the facial recognition biometric technology at a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at […]

Can Artificial Intelligence be biased? The issues are not just ...